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Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
of international law. >> reporter: turkey took action against syria after a deadly shelling. among the dead a 6-year-old boy. several people were also injured including a police officer. turkey says it retaliated in points in syria detected with radar. the united states is in contact with turkish officials. >> it's a very dangerous situation. all responsible nations need to band together to persuade the assad regime to have a cease-fire. >> reporter: parts of the syrian city of lipo laid in rubles. syrian state tv said three suicide bombers detonated cars packed with explosives killing 34 people. three blasts went off within minutes of each other near military officer's club pap fourth struck near the chamber of commerce. the city has become one of the biggest battlegrounds in the 18 month fight between rebels and government forces. syria's parliament condemned the bombings referring to the rebels as terrorists trying to out of president bashir al assad. lipo has seen intense fighting but been rarely the target of suicide attacks. the kploegs triggered panic among some residents who just want t
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
's tough new voter i.d. law a move that can help democrats. it means votes will not have to show a photo i.d. to cast ballots on november 6th. opponents said it would disenfranchise voters. governor corbett supported that law. >> this is what the court has ruled. i'm sure that the supreme court will get an opportunity to review it. >> the court has finally ruled in favor of the voters to allow people to vote the way they've always voted without these totally cumbersome rules. >> there's 20 electoral votes at stake in pennsylvania. >>> the house of representatives has schedule an october 10th hearing on the security situation leading up to the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi libya. they say they have information that u.s. officials turned down requests for increased security for u.s. diplomats in libya. chris stevens and three other americans were killed in the attack. before last month's attack in benghazi special teams arrived throughout north africa. they were positioned to quickly strike a terrorist target or rescue a hostage. anonymous terrorism official said they were not rea
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
the local law enforcement audience to having a global audience. on the other hand, the tools that law enforcement has accessed to today, they would have been critical in solving the case probably a little more quickly than what they were able to then. >> reporter: this is some of that new technology. >> it is virtually unlimited. >> a device capturing thousands of license plates for hours, showing up the information instantly. >> we had cops running tags, recording tags, stopping vehicles, identifying occupants. we may have been able to solved this quickly. >> reporter: the system could have told police that they had seen this here. the one on the sniper's blue killing machine dozens of times during their shooting spree. and it could have literally lifted a needle from the hay stack. scott broom, 9news now. >>> now, those devices have been deemployed -- deployed for about two years now. reading dozens of license plates every second from cars going 60 miles an hour. >>> a scaffold collapses leaving two workers dangling from the safety harnesses. it happened this afternoon right outside
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
for a future exhibit honoring the victims and the law enforcement officers who eventually caught the snipers and put an end to it all. scott broom is live in forestville to give us a snapshot of what is in that evidence area. scotty. >> reporter: well, you know, it was ten years ago, but all of these archives and evidence were not handed over to archivists until july. they were just handed over for a future national law enforcement memorial museum. there is so much stuff inside this warehouse here that the archivist still doesn't have a count on all of it. in a climate controlled warehouse suitable for storing fine art, there sits that fearsome 1990caprice used by the d.c. snipers. a mobile, sniper's nest. now a museum piece. >> the trunk was the actual location where the sniper showed himself, so to speak. curled up in the trunk and used this that was cut out to poke the barrel of the bush master through to fire the weapon. >> archive manager explains fascinating details now seen up close. >> the snipers had a can of spray paint to match the outer part of the spray paint. they spray pa
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >>> a pennsylvania judge is expected to rule today on whether to uphold the state's new law requiring voters to show photo identification. the law was passed by the republican-controlled state legislature and vigorously opposed by democrats. at issue is whether the law will prevent any registered voter from casting a ballot. democrats claim it will make it harder for their traditional voters, young adults and minorities to vote. >>> overseas. the foreign minister of syria there accused the u.s. and its allies of promoting terrorism and escalating the fighting in syria. speaking before the united nations general assembly yesterday, he criticized calls for president bashar alassad to sit down. one activist group says 40 people were killed yesterday. we're learning more about the taliban attack that killed three americans in afghanistan. a suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck just as a patrol of afghan police and nato troops got out of their vehicles at a market in eastern afghanistan yesterday. in all, 14 people died in the bombing. >>> eight american airlines jets have been grounded so inspectors ca
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
how often informants are given permission to break the law. the strategy is under scrutiny after the fast and furious program. >> florida today reports on the launch of spacex falcon 9 the unmanned cargo ship rocketed into orbit sunday from cape canaveral. it is the first private spacecraft to resupply the international space station. >>> and much of the country is waking up to much colder temperatures this morning. it is a bit chilly this morning. isn't it? >> when you get up at this national weather report sponsored by bp. >> crooks are stealing more smart phones than ever but it's the phone companies and what they won't do about it that's frustrating police. we'll talk about john miller. >> in 1972 president richard nixon makes it clear he doesn't want to do any more debates. we'll hear from these just revealed white house tapes and we'll see how one mistake in a debate can linger for a lifetime on cbs "this morning". online outfit piccolo headphones buy now broadway show megapixels place to sleep little roadster war and peace deep sea diving ninja app hipster glasses 5% cash
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:09pm EDT
in an industrial park. officers caught up with him and took him into custody. >>> some new driving laws take effect in maryland. starting today all children under the age of 8 must sit in a child seat or booster seat in the car. it does not matter how much they weigh. if the children are taller than 4' 9, they obviously don't have to. also you are now required by law to treat a dark traffic light as a stop sign. that will be key with the next round of power outages. if you don't, you could get a ticket. >>> no such thing as a tax free lunch anymore, at least not in the district. starting today d.c. food truck operators will be adding on a 10% tax on the meals they sell. that's the same tax charged in d.c. restaurants. before the new tax food truck operators paid the city a $1,500 flat rate every year. >>> you may not be familiar with his face, but you'll know his cartoon. coming up we'll introduce you to the host of this year's oscar. >> 50 years ago james meredith was admitted to the university of mississippi. i'm randall pinkston in oxford as ole miss marks a dramatic moment that changed the scho
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
decisions about what treatments are given. that's explicitly prohibited in the law. but let's go back to what governor romney indicated that under his plan he would be able to cover people with preexisting conditions. well, actually, governor, that isn't what your plan does. what your plan does is to duplicate what's already the law which says if you are out of health insurance for three months than you can end up getting continuous coverage and an insurance company can't deny you if it's been under 90 days. but that's already the law. and that doesn't help the millions of people out there with preexisting conditions there's a why reason governor romney set up the plan that he did in massachusetts. it wasn't a government takeover of health care, it was the largest expansion of private insurance. but what it does say is that insurers, you've got to take everybody. now, that also means that you've got more customers. but when governor romney says he'll replace it with something but can't detail how it will be, in fact, replaced and the reason he set up the system he did in massachusetts
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
the law. state officials could still appeal. >>> we'll have a preview of today's campaign 2012 faceoff coming up at 5:30. >>> at 5:23, the orioles have a chance of matching one of the nationals' accomplishments. >>> howard has our high temperatures dropping by more than 20 degrees in his seven- day forecast. we'll be right back. >>> good morning. welcome back to nine fine now. it's wednesday. we're mid week. advice i can't problems out -- visibilities problems out there. >> there's a lot of fog. the rain is good. we still have a deficit. some areas picked up 3 inches or plus. it was really pouring west of i- 95. this morning fog will be a problem. not just the fog here. it's a mild morning. had a stray shower overnight but that has since lifted into northeastern maryland pulling away. temps running in the cool spots in the mid-60s. warm spots low to mid-70s. sunrise 7:06. we're not going to see the sun rise but we will see sunshine later this morning. by noon 80 degrees. partly sunny. this afternoon could be a shower late north and west. high temperature 85. 5:00 temperature 83 degrees
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
today was the day law enforcement really realized they were dealing with a person or persons who were targeting innocent random people people. the shooting that happened around 8:45 in the morning brought it into focus. there have been two other shootings this morning ten years ago today, another shooting the night before. then around 8:45 in the morning, sarah ramos was reading a book when she was shot and killed. for the next 23 days, everyone in the washington area really lived in fear not knowing when or where the d.c. snipers were strike next. >> you didn't want to go outside. >> a lot of parents i can remember them calling. it reminded me sort of 9/11. everyone was afraid to let their children get on the bus. >> reporter: finally after three weeks of terror, police arrested john allen mohammad and lee boyd malvo. mow ham mad was executed in 2009 but malvo still in prison. ahead of the ten-year anniversary, malvo spoke to "the washington post" about what he did what he did and how he felt about it a decade later. in a very disturbing interview, he recalls the moment that one of t
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
last night. she didn't know manatee riding, joyriding, is against state law. okay. it's been one of the most devicive topics among washingtonians in recent memories. should teddy roosevelt finally win a race? like it or not, it happened this afternoon. teddy was far behind, but in there jumps the philly fanatic. he knocks down the other three, clearing the way for an easy victory. the nats beat the philadelphia phillies 5-1. >> it was fitting. >> especially, they own the division. >> best record in baseball. that's good stuff. >> it is good stuff. long time coming. >> humid, almost like summertime, almost like september, but some big changes on the way. we'll take you through it. first things first, a live look outside. 82 is the high. we are still pretty toasty downtown. winds calm, pressure up just a little bit at 30.08 inches of mercury. okay, talk about the fall color. a couple e-mails on this. yesterday we told you why the leaves change in the first place. it is not all about the cold weather, it's about the shortness of the days. you jump the divide, you are near peek.
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
health care law to which the president responded by saying, but we've seen this model work really well in massachusetts. here's part of that exchange. >> i want to take the $716 billion you've cut it and put it back into medicare. by the way, we can include a prescription program. but the idea of cutting $716 billion from medicare to be able to balance the additional cost of obama care is in my opinion a mistake. with regards to young people coming along, i've got proposals to make sure medicare and social security are there for them without any question. >> if you repeal obama care and i have become fond of this term obama care, if you repeal it, what happens is those seniors right away are going to be paying $600 more in prescription care. they're going to have to be paying copays for basic checkups that can keep them healthier and the primary beneficiary of that repeal are insurance companies that are estimated to gainle billions of dollars -- gain billions of dollars back when they aren't making seniors any healthier. i don't think that's the right approach to making sure that medi
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
of law. we have a report on prayer, cheerleaders and right to free speech. >> ter: frida under the lights in texas with the band, the fans, the players and something different. a banner with a christian message written by the school's cheerleaders. >> we thought it would be a great message to get across. >> reporter: that message is at the center of a legal battle, the school superintendent banned the religious themed banners last month when a wisconsin group claimed they violate the separation of church and state. a judge has allowed the practice to continue until he rules. there were more religious signs than ever before from friends and family who say the cheerleaders messages on the banners are free speech. >> both the united states constitution and the texas constitution guarantee the right to freely express your religious viewpoints. >> reporter: the cheerleaders parents have hired an attorney to keep the christian banners. he says because the girls decided to use the bible verses on their own and not at the school's request, it's their protected speech. >> even at a school football
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
is a law professor sat gw. >> any of my students who get less than 75, i'll fail them. here, the tsa itself says that its agents failed 80, 85, 100 percent of the time. everybody should be scared and outraged. >> the tsa secret shoppers found screeners caught prohibited items and took appropriate action less than 25% of the time. they followed proper patdown procedures less than 17% of the time. and that they failed 100% of the time to tell people that they could opt out of a full body scan and go with a patdown. >> all the terrorists have to do is get through once. >> the tsa has lately been experimenting with something it calls behavioral detection instead of a physical patdown, it's like a verbal chatdown and this report proves it is a giant waste of time. >> the idea they will be trained to look for my microinspection or this trem in my voice, that's crazy. >> the investigation is the only one leaked publicly so far. but if it's that bad at newark, a lot of people worry about failures at other airports, too. bruce leshan, 9news now. >> the agency is constantly evaluating w
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
to katrina in 2005 was colorblind. what the president is talking about in that tape is the law that governs disaster assistance requires a 10% match for community to qualify for disaster assistance. we waived it for hurricane andrew and waived it nor new york city in 9/11 and barack obama and members of the mississippi and louisiana delegations all believed we should also waive it for new orleans. >> so you're not worried about it? >> look, if the republicans want to defend the bush administration's response to katrina, i'm sure the president would give them his time during the debate to do that. but, look, i have to say i'm a little amazed that as you mentioned a wildly covered speech, likely by people at your network is somehow caused five years later because somebody like sean hannity decided to re-air what was covered extensively. you wonder why you get a debate that's a little bit distracted during a political campaign. >> let me move on. is there something that the obama campaign believes the president has to do tonight because clearly the romney people believe this is their opportuni
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
a huge influx of additional students. >> this law will go down in flames in november. >> reporter: ricardo hopes he is wrong. bruce leshan, 9news now. >> two recent polls found about 60% of maryland voters support the dream act. just a third of voters oppose it. >>> the occupy protesters call this a week of resistance and it resumes today with more demonstrations in and around the district. yesterday the occupy movement marked its one-year anniversary with demonstrations across the country, and in d.c., a few dozen demonstrators made their way through downtown disrupting traffic along the way. the objective of the moment remains the same they say. fight corporate greed and corporation as well. >>> at 4:35, here's a look at some other things making news now. the walk guardian accuses an undercer f.b.i. agent of buying prostitutes for gun smuggling suspects with taxpayer money. there are also claims the prostitutes may have been under age. senator charles grassley is demanding answers from f.b.i. director robert mueller. the alleged trips to brothels were with prostitutes in the phi
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
are truthful. >> reporter: the f.d.a. has only limited power to regulate supplements because federal law classifies them as food not drugs. products are required to be safe but the f.d.a. only monitors them after they're on the market. when it comes to proof, supplement makers are only required to say research has been done, they are not required to show it to the f.d.a. the natural products association-- the main trade group of the supplement industry-- issued a statement saying: the investigators looked at 127 supplements that claim to boost the immune system or help with weight loss. none-- none-- met all of the f.d.a.'s recommendations for proving the products actually work. >> pelley: and we should mention, jon, the report we're referring to was produced today by the department of health and human services. there's another medical story that we're following to want, jon, a deadly outbreak of meningitis. it has spread to five states, 26 people have been infected, four have died. a suspected source is tainted steroid injections used to treat back pain. the medication came from a pharm
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
where that was the rule of law. violence breeding violence and revenge killing after revenge killing for 30 years. i could totally relate to that. >> reporter: neeson, a 60-year- old oscar nominee nearly four decades into his career loves being cast as an action hero. >> hollywood started sending me these action scripts. i was very pleased. i felt like a big kid. >> it's great to see somebody his age is doing it and doing it so well and people are responding to him so positively. >> reporter: neeson says he'll keep doing action movies till his knees give out. alexis christoforous, cbs news,
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
and a shut down was enough to reduce the flow of gasoline causing the law of supply and demand to go into over drive. signs like this are creating sticker shock all over california while $5 gas isn't the norm yet, analysts warn the average price for regular soon could surpass the year's high, topping $4.37 a gallon. analysts say the uptick is troublesome but temporary. california's drivers will have reason to give thanks for lower prices by thanksgiving. for cbs "this morning," bill whittaker in los angeles. >> gas prices have been rising in other states because of shortage of fuel. gas prices in texas fell by 4 cents a gallon last week. >>> there was a clear winner in wednesday's presidential debate at least when it comes to getting our attention. mitt romney used public tv's big bird to make a point about spending and as jeff glor reports that's triggered an avalanche of criticism. >> reporter: it was not the first time pbs has been a targeted. it was maybe the most prominent platform. >> i'm is going to stop the subsidy to pbs. i like pbs. i love big bird. i like you too. but i'm
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
police, reports a false emergency and brings out law enforcement. it happened to computer gamers and bloggers and miley cyrus. someone called the police to her home in august with a 911 call reporting shots fired. it was yet another hoax but one with serious consequences. if caught perpetrators face a $10,000 fine and up to three years in prison. >> officers put their life on the line every day. when they get a call, they think about going home to their families. >> reporter: kutcher was not home wednesday morning but later tweeted from the set of his sitcom said safe and sound at "two and a half men." don't miss tomorrow night at 8:30. it might have only been a hoax but no reason to pass up an opportunity for a little self-promotion. >> i like having somebody here i can trust. >>> self-promotion aside it's just not funny. so far they have a hard time catching the people responsible for doing that. >> i never heard of that before. first time i heard of it. >> that's why we're here at cbs "this morning." >> yes. >> there are millions of old wooden utility poles. as they get older
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